Sunday November 23rd, 2014
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Why foreign investors are leaving Nigeria Stock Exchange

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The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) recently experience sharp decline in market capitalization due to foreign investors exit from the market in apprehension of the impact of the decline in price of crude oil on the naira exchange rate.

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Investment One introduces online -real time trading platform

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Investment One Financial Services Limited, through its subsidiary Investment One Stockbrokers International Limited, has introduced EasyTrade, an online real time trading platform, that enables its users buy and sell stocks on the Nigeria Stock Exchange with real-time processing functionality.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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File photo: The  floor of Stock exchange

On the top 10 performing stocks last week were the shares of Ikeja Hotels Plc, Cadbury Nig. Plc, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp Plc), Oando Plc, Unilever Nig. Plc and PZ Cusson Plc.

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UPDC REIT unit holders to get N1.4bn interim dividend

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The Fund Managers of UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust (UPDC REIT), FSDH Asset Management Limited, has announced the payment of N1.4 billion interim dividend to the unit holders for the period ended June 30, 2014.

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Before you choose a bank (4)

  /   in Investors Forum 12:43 am   /   Comments

Finger-AtM

“My ATM card will expire December 2014 and to my surprise, the sum of N1000 and N500 were deducted from my account twice this month (October) for new ATM card. The first deduction was on the 17th while the second one was yesterday 29th of October. Is it not supposed to be N1000? How am I going to get my money back?

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Before you choose a bank (2)

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BANK

Service should be the first factor to be considered before choosing a bank. It should start with the banking services your need. You have to be clear about what you need. The banking needs of a student are different from that of a petty trader, or that of a manufacturing company.

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Otti tasks banks on support for manufacturing sector

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Alex Otti

The former Group Managing Director/CEO of Diamond Bank Plc, Mr. Alex Otti, has charged financial institutions in the country to show more support to the manufacturing sector by developing more products that will adequately provide capital to the entrepreneurs.

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Why investors should have diversified investment (2)

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economy

Investment diversification is a good strategy for investors who want to make steady returns in the financial markets.

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Before you choose a bank

  /   in Investors Forum 12:59 am   /   Comments

BANK

Investigations have revealed that many people have a casual attitude when it comes to deciding on which bank to deal with. Like marriage relationship, banking relationship can make or mar an individual or a business entity.

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Why investors should have diversified investment

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Regulators and investment experts in the Nigerian capital market have been advising investors especially the retail ones to have their investment diversified.

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Value addition to customers critical to business success

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economy

Speakers at the Stanbic IBTC Holdings Business Leadership Series held in Lagos have emphasised the role of listening to and creating value for customers in building any successful business venture.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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Nigerian-Stock-Exchange-(NS

On the top 10 performing stocks last were shares of 7-Up Bottling Company Plc, Ikeja Hotels Plc, Mansard insurance plc, Golden Guinea Breweries Plc, Academy Press Plc and UPDC Real Estate Investment Trust Plc.

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Shareholders confront Conoil over shortcomings in corporate governance

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Nigerian-Stock-Exchange-(NS

Shareholders of Conoil Plc have raised concern over the shortcomings in the company’s corporate governance practices, especially the continuous absence of the chairman, Mr. Mike Adenuga, from the Annual General Meetings, AGMs.

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NSIA success result of core business values – Dozie

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Chairman, Board of Directors, NSIA Insurance, formerly known as ADIC Insurance, Mr. Pascal Dozie has attributed the success of the company to its adherence, over the years, to the core business values as initially set by its founder, Prof. Joseph Irukwu, who had a burning desire to set up a model insurance company that will be known for its integrity, prompt payment of claims and pursuance of best practices.

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Pensioners weary of another verification exercise

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*One of the protester Mr. Felix Adewale Balogun, Chairman Shomolu Local Government Education Authority bin cary out, during  A Protest by Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Lagos state, on non payment of Pensioners arrears and gratuities by Lagos state Government, at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja. Photo: Bunmi Azeez

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) says it has intention of creating a new and genuine database of pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme, DBS, by embarking on a verification exercise in the future. However, pensioners under the scheme are skeptical of any verification going forward

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Foreign investors leveraging domestic investors’ apathy to grow portfolio

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ANTHONY-OMOJOLA

The fact that foreign investors account for large chunk of transactions in the Nigerian capital market in spite of the persistent insecurity in the North-Eastern part of the country has been described as good indication for the progress of the market by the regulators and confidence in the market by foreign investors.

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Skye Bank, Wema Bank exit NSE’s market indices

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Nigerian-Stock-Exchange-(NS

SKYE Bank and Wema Bank Plc have been eased out of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE’s market indices following the biannual rebalancing undertaken by the Index Committee.

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Booby traps in SEC’s Investors Protection Fund (2)

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Ms Arunma Oteh, DG, SEC

By BABAJIDE KOMOLAFE The objective of the National Investors Protection Fund (NIPF) being proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to provide compensation to some class of investors when they suffer loss due to fraud or insolvency of some specified capital market operators. In addition to some of the weaknesses in the guidelines

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AMCON in the eyes of independent investors (2)

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AMCON

By WILLIAM JIMOH ASSET Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) established on July 19, 2010, following the signing of the AMCON Act into Law by President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, was created to be a key stabilising and re-vitalising tool to revive the financial system by efficiently resolving the non-performing loan assets of the

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The ideal National Investors Protection Fund (2)

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economy

The last edition recommended that there should be one Investors’ Protection Fund (IPF) in the capital market, instead of the multiplicity of such fund as implied in the Exposure Draft Guidelines on the National Investors Protection Fund (NIPF) being promoted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The article also recommended that existing IPFs and those in the pipeline should be suspended or absolved by the SEC sponsored NIPF.

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The ideal National Investors Protection Fund (2)

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File photo: The  floor of Stock exchange

The last edition recommended that there should be one Investors’ Protection Fund (IPF) in the capital market, instead of the multiplicity of such fund as implied in the Exposure Draft Guidelines on the National Investors Protection Fund (NIPF) being promoted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The article also recommended that existing IPFs and those in the pipeline should be suspended or absolved by the SEC sponsored NIPF.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the list of top 10 performing stocks last week were Conoil Plc, Eterna Plc, Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc, United Bank for Africa (UBA), P.Z Cusson Plc and Airline Services and Logistics Plc.

Others were Prestige Assurance Plc, Neimeth Pharmaceutical Plc, West African Provincial Insurance Plc and Custodian and Allied Plc.

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GSK declares N1.2bn dividend, as Onuzo becomes new Board Chairman

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GSK Consumer Nigeria Plc has declared N1.243 billion dividends, which translates to N1.30 per share for the financial year ended December 2013.

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GSK declares N1.2bn dividend, as Onuzo becomes new Board Chairman

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GSK Consumer Nigeria Plc has declared N1.243 billion dividends, which translates to N1.30 per share for the financial year ended December 2013.

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What most shareholders do not know about stock trading

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File photo: The  floor of Stock exchange

Investors in the capital market like every other area of business are always particular about the return they derive from their investment. This, often times, is the motivation for investing.

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The ideal National Investors Protection Fund

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Small-Business222

The National Investors Protection Fund (NIPF) being promoted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) excludes shareholders of listed companies, investors in mutual Funds, and clients of dealing members of Securities Exchanges and Capital Trade Points.

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Why e-dividend has not stopped rise in volume of unclaimed dividend

  /   in Investors Forum 12:52 am   /   Comments

ANTHONY-OMOJOLA

With the arrival of electronic trading and other electronic platforms in the Nigerian stock market, specifically the introduction of the electronic dividend payment which requires all shareholders to open bank accounts or update their bank account information and forward same to their registrars, the incidence of rise in unclaimed dividend is expected to reduce.

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The solution to e-payment fraud

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You can protect yourself from e-payment fraud. It is not by abstaining from e-payment, but by observing the following simple steps.

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Abstinence not solution to e-payment fraud

  /   in Investors Forum 12:08 am   /   Comments

atm2

THE young man was quite in a hurry. “What is the problem? He asked the bank teller. “Nothing, just be patient, the teller responded from her cubicle. “Why not apply for an ATM card? A customer asked the young man. “No! I am not interested. Is it by force? He replied.

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Beware of loopholes in e-payment system

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Finger-AtM

E-payment fraud is on the rise with many falling victims every day. But you don’t have to be one of the victims and you should not be

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Investors Speak:More reactions trail commencement of X-Whistle portal

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Nigerian-Stock-Exchange-(NS

By WILLIAM JIMOH The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, recently launched a Whistle Blowing Portal called X-Whistle. The X- Whistle is meant to expose information that is inimical to the growth of the stock market. According to the Exchange, the NSE X-Whistle is a programme that empowers a whistle blower (an employee, an investor, a compliance

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E-payment fraudsters revealed (2)

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By BABAJIDE KOMOLAFE Most e-payment frauds are perpetrated by ‘insiders’. Present and former I.T staff of financial institutions are the ones most likely to defraud you through e-payment. Watch Out! Ignorance of e-payment can make you an easy victim. So also is carelessness on your part or on the part of other bank workers. You

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